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Select committee confirms inquiry into how health system treats Māori

Why Māori suffer worse health than other New Zealanders will be investigated by Parliament.

Self-testing cervical cancer screening could save Māori women’s lives

A new study shows that self-testing for cervical cancer prevention could have a positive impact on Māori women.

Opinion: Hector Matthews – diversity, inclusion and the Treaty

The health sector needs to be ‘deliberate and bold’ in improving its performance in meeting the health needs of Māori, argues Hector Matthews.

Opinion: Ananish Chaudhuri – Racial bias unlikely in resuscitation attempts for premature births

Doctors' racial bias is unlikely to explain resuscitation rates for babies says Ananish Chaudhuri.

Seven health winners at 2018 Research Honours Aotearoa

A virtual patient developer, fertility researcher and a kaupapa Māori health research group are amongst the seven health winners honoured at the 2018 Research Honours Aotearoa awards.

Historic Waitangi Tribunal inquiry into Māori health underfunding underway

The first of more than 200 Waitangi Tribunal claims into health inequities faced by Māori – including underfunding in the multi-millions of Māori health providers – got underway this week in an historic hearing at Tūrangawaewae Marae.

Māori babies less likely to be resuscitated, bias blamed

Babies close to death are less likely to get life saving treatment if they're Māori, Pacific or Indian - and experts partly blame racial bias.

Editorial: Racial bias must not decide fate of premature babies

New Zealand is not alone in trying to combat racism in neonatal services.

Racial bias and birth: ‘We’re looking through the lens of Pākehā’

Each baby in the "grey zone" is a question — try for life, or give palliative care?

Suffrage scholarship for traditional Māori birthing research

A Christchurch nurse has won the Kate Sheppard Memorial Trust Award to help her complete her PhD studies into traditional Māori birthing practices.

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